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RADIO ADDRESS: Mainers living paycheck to paycheck ought to know that we have their back

Posted: February 08, 2018

Mainers work hard to heat their homes, put food on the table and make ends meet. The last thing we want to worry about is being taken advantage...

$11.6 million added to Unclaimed Property Fund, needs to be claimed by owners

Posted: January 30, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Office of the State Treasurer has received more than $11 million in the form of unclaimed property in the past year, and Mainers are...

Legislative Council unanimously accepts bill extending indecent conduct charges to digital photographs

Posted: January 26, 2018

AUGUSTA — The Legislative Council on Thursday approved an after-deadline request by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, to submit LR 2797, “An Act To...

Work plan for state bridge and road projects unveiled

Posted: January 18, 2018

AUGUSTA – Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, is pleased to announce the details of Maine’s three-year transportation infrastructure work plan, and...

New laws enacted by Senate Democrats take effect today

Posted: November 01, 2017

Leaders laud new environmental and consumer protections, public health infrastructure AUGUSTA — New laws championed by Senate Democrats take...

Statement from Aroostook County senators on funding for Loring

Posted: July 20, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Maine Legislature on Thursday enacted a bill — LD 1644, “An Act to Provide Funding to the Loring Development Authority of Maine...

Senate OKs bill to protect homeowners from unfair foreclosures

Posted: June 09, 2017

AUGUSTA — The Maine Senate gave initial approval to LD 731, a bill that requires that banks must act honestly, or in “good faith,” when lending...

Carpenter submits 2 bills to protect homeowners from unfair foreclosure practices

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — Two bills by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, would protect homeowners from unfair foreclosure practices. The bills — LD 731 “An...

Carpenter bill would increase Maine’s domestic exports

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — A bill by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, would increase Maine’s domestic exports by creating a Maine Domestic Trade Center, modeled on...

Sen. Carpenter introduces 2 bills to lower drug prices

Posted: May 12, 2017

AUGUSTA — Two bills introduced by Sen. Mike Carpenter, D-Houlton, would lower the cost of prescription drugs in Maine. The bills — LD 652 and...